Horan Sounds is a live music production and booking agency based in Paris, working on traditional music projects from Central Asia, Near Eastern countries and Iran.

ASAREH SHEKARCHI

Kamancheh player

ASAREH SHEKARCHI

Asareh Shekarchi is an Iranian Kamancheh player and singer living in Tehran. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Tehran. She started learning music as a child, taking Tombak lessons with Daryush Zargari, and in 1995 and 1996, she was awarded a price at Fajr International Music Festival. She also learned playing the Kamancheh by Ali-Akbar Shekarchi, her father and in 1997 won the first award at a student festival for Kamancheh  playing in 2002. She learnt Persian classical singing with Fereshte Amini and Mohsen Keramati and also took some lessons with Mohammad-Reza Shajarian. She teaches music at the music Conservatory.

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